The taxonomy of the cloud native landscape has consumed Jason Skrzypek for more than half a decade now. His home office in Lancaster NY has taken him from Application Developer to Infrastructure Admin to Network Engineer and beyond. While exploring this ecosystem a few common threads have emerged. In many cases, the sum of an organization's tooling can be greater than its parts. However, the opposite can also be true. Jason's mission is to help individuals and organizations navigate the mercurial world of open source without sacrificing speed, sustainability, or security.